What We Are Reading

Anti-Zionism Has No Place in the Progressive MovementTablet, October 14

“Anti-Zionism seeks to intimidate you and silence you. It seeks to strip you of your history and culture, and decide who Jews are and what our history is. That’s wrong.”

US designates Hezbollah a Transnational Crime ThreatTimes of Israel, October 16

“The group focusing on Hezbollah will include prosecutors who specialize in narcotics trafficking, terrorism and organized crime, and will also investigate anyone providing support to the organization”

Pro-Israel Members Of Congress Push Bill To Aid Palestinian Investment,The Forward, October 16

“This bipartisan bill is a genuine attempt by the United States to regenerate our historic role in finding creative and imaginative pathways to secure a sustainable peace,” Reps. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb. and Nita Lowey, D-N.Y. said in a statement introducing the bill.

U.S. Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Stop Use of Human Shields, Sun Sentinel, October 16

“The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan bill that would enact sanctions on those who use human shields in war.”